Masahiro Akimoto (footballer)
is a former Japan
Akimoto was born in Oita Prefecture
on April 15, 1979. He joined J1 League
club Sanfrecce Hiroshima
from youth team in 1998. On September 5, he debuted against Shimizu S-Pulse
. During his two seasons at the club he only played one league game. He retired from football at the end of the 1999 season.